NorCal Driver Highlights in the NHRA for the month of February

Here are the race results for Northern California Drivers competing in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series during the month of February.

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Last Month’s Races: Feb. 9-11, the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries in Pomona and Feb. 17-19, the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix.

Upcoming Race: March 8-11 is the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals presented by NapaFilters.com in Gainsville, Florida.

Top Fuel

Ron August Jr. from Pleasanton, CA has not raced yet.

Steve Faria from Tulare, CA qualified 15th in Pomona losing to eventual winner Spencer Massey in the first round of eliminations. Steve did not race in the Arizona Nationals and is currently in 16th in the 2012 points standings.

Mike Salinas from San Jose, CA has not raced yet.

Hillary Will from Fortuna, CA has not raced yet.

Robert Hight from Alturas, CA
Robert Hight from Alturas, Funny Car Champion at the 2012 Arizona Nationals

Funny Car

Robert Hight from Alturas, CA qualified in the top spot for the 40th time in his career with a run of 4.060 at 316.52 mph at the Winternationals. But, on Sunday, he lost in the 1st round of eliminations on Sunday to Todd Lesenko. In Phoenix, Robert qualified 8th and then defeated Bob Tasca III, Johnny Gray, Courtney Force and finally Mike Neff in the Finals to become the 2012 Phoenix Funny Car Champion. Robert is now in 2nd place in the 2012 Points Standings.

Jeff Diehl from Monterey did not qualify in Arizona, and is in 20th place in the points.

Brian Thiel from Pleasant Grove has not raced yet.

Pro Stock

Ben Watson from Sonora, CA has not raced yet.

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Karen Stoffer from Minden, Nevada has not raced yet.

Katie Sullivan from Corning, CA, has not raced yet.

Matt Guidera from Loomis, CA, has not raced yet.

Top Alcohol Funny Car

Bret Williamson from Campbell, CA qualified 6th in Pomona and lost to Jason Rupert in the first round of eliminations. Bret is now 14th in the points standings.

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